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  • kjunman44
    Club Member
    • Oct 2017
    • 4
    • Pflugerville, TX

    Hello all, I'm Steve.

    I'm a Cajun raised in Port Arthur, Texas but been in Austin area for about 10yrs . I love cooking, and eating, all kinds of food, especially BBQ and crawfish. I like to say that I'll eat anything that don't eat me first...it just has to stop moving long enough for me to get a fork in it! When I'm not cooking, golfing or partying with friends, I'm a Surgical First Assistant (17yrs now) and I specialize in pediatric craniofacial reconstruction. I'm looking forward to learning everyones tips and lessons on how to BBQ and grill. I'm a master crawfish boiler who has boiled over 40,000 lbs of crawfish in my life, so if you need help with that let me know.
  • DWCowles
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 9709
    • Smiths Grove, Ky
    • Hi, my name is Darrell. I'm an OTR truck driver for over 25 years. During my off time I love doing backyard cooks. I have a 48" Lang Deluxe smoker, Rec-Tec pellet smoker,1 Weber Genesis 330, 1 Weber Performer (blue), 2 Weber kettles (1 black and 1 Copper), 1 26" Weber kettle, a WSM, 8 Maverick Redi Chek thermometers, a PartyQ, 2 SnS, Grill Grates, Cast Iron grates, 1 ThermoPop (orange) and 2 ThermoPens (pink and orange) and planning on adding more cooking accessories. Now I have an Anova sous vide, the Dragon blower and 2 Chef alarms from Thermoworks.

    #2
    Welcome kjunman44

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    • MBMorgan
      Club Member
      • Sep 2015
      • 6191
      • Colorado
      • > Weber Genesis EP-330
        > Grilla Grills Original Grilla (OG) pellet smoker
        > Pit Barrel Cooker (gone to a new home)
        > WeberQ 2000 (on "loan" to a relative)
        > Old Smokey Electric (for chickens mostly - when it's too nasty out
        to fiddle with a more capable cooker)
        > Luhr Jensen Little Chief Electric - Top Loader circa 1990 (smoked fish & jerky)
        > Thermoworks Smoke
        > 3 Thermoworks Chef Alarms
        > Thermoworks Thermapen
        > Thermoworks IR-GUN-S
        > Anova sous vide circulator
        > Searzall torch
        > BBQ Guru Rib Ring

        > Favorite Beer: Guinness Extra Stout, Fat Tire, Anchor Steam, or Alaskan Amber
        > Favorite Wine: Klinker Brick Old Ghost Zinfandel or Matetic Corralillo Winemaker's Blend
        > Favorite Whiskey: Balvenie Double Wood Scotch or Jameson Irish

      #3
      Welcome from Colorado, Steve ...

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      • Mr. Bones
        Birthday Hat Master
        • Sep 2016
        • 9273
        • Kansas Territory
        • Grills / Smokers
          *********************************************

          Kingsford 24" grill (Free) 'Billy'
          Brinkmann Smoke n Grill
          Oklahoma Joe Highland, gaskets, LavaLock baffle / tuning plate. 'Big Joe'
          Weber 18" Kettle ($30 CL) 'Lil' Feller'
          Weber Smokey Joe ($25 CL) 'Lil' Brother'
          Weber 22.5 Master Touch '93 P Code Blue($85) from fellow WKC member Bmitch 'Elwood'
          Weber 22.5 Bar-B-Q Kettle '69-'70 "Patent Pending" Red ($80) from fellow WKC member dwnthehatch 'Maureen'
          Weber 22.5 OTS DD Code Black ($40 CL) 'DeeDee'
          Weber 22.5 OTS DO Code Black ($15 CL)
          Weber 22.5 OTS E Code Black ($20 CL
          Weber 22.5 OTS EE Code Black ($20 CL

          Weber "C" Code 18.5" WSM '81 ($50 CL) 8-0!!!
          Weber "H" Code 18.5" WSM '86 ($75 CL)
          Weber " " Code 18.5" WSM

          Weber 26.75, $199 NFM clearance !!!
          Weber SJS AH 'Lil' Brother'
          Weber SJS AT 'Lil' Sister'
          Weber SJS DE Code (FREE) 'Lil' Helper'
          Weber SJG M Code 'Lil Traveller'
          Weber SJS AH Code 'Kermit'
          (Lime Green)
          Horizon 20" Classic, w/baffle/tuning plate (FREE)
          Good One Open Range, (FREE), Monthly Prize from AR giveaway!!!!



          Thermometers:
          *********************************************
          Ol' Skool Bi-metal probe pocket thermo, that has checked / served ~ 1,000,000 meals in my possession, easily...
          Maverick ET-732, (Black)
          Thermopops, (Red, Yellow, Green)
          ThermaPen Mk4 (Black), THANKS!!! to jgjeske1
          Blue ThermaPen Mk4
          Orange Thermapen Mk4
          Pink Thermapen Mk4
          ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S
          ThermoWorks Smoke
          ThermoWorks Open Box Smoke
          4 Pro Series cable extensions
          Smoke Gateway

          Accessories:
          *********************************************
          2 Slow 'N Sears, Slow 'N Sear XL, Grill 'N Griddle
          BBQ Vortex, 2 Hovergrills, Top Deck
          Warming shelf
          MyWeigh KD-8000Kitchen Scale
          Backyard Grill marinade injector
          Acoustic Guitars/Electric Guitars/Basses/1928 National Duolian/Harmonicas/Banjo Washboard, Spoons, kazoos, pocket comb with wax paper, egg shakers ;-)
          Bear Paws
          Meat Rakes
          BBQ Dragon/Chimley of Insanity, Dragon Wing Shelves (x2 ea.)



          Cookware:
          Probably a ton of cast iron, mostly very old...still cookin'
          G'Ma's Piqua skillet, :-)( They went out of business in 1934~)
          '60's Revere Ware (Mom's), + others found elsewhere
          60's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (Mom's) Daily driver
          50's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (G'Ma's), for a backup! ;-)
          Carpy Wally World stock pots, in approx 2 gal/3gal sizes, blue speckledty-porcelain enameled
          Tramontina 6.5 qt Dutch Oven

          Cutlery, etc.:
          Shi*-ton of kitchen/chef knives, most sharper than my straight-razors are. (Better steel!) Chicago Cutlery, Old Hickory, various, including some nice German stuff ;-)
          Dexter 12" slicing knife, 6" Sani-Safe boning knife
          Smith's Tri-Hone Natural Arkansas Knife Sharpening System
          Multiple steels, from all over the planet
          Crock sticks
          Diamond stones, various
          Lansky Sharpening System

          Tableware
          Daily driver:Washington Forge Mardi Gras, Navy / Cobalt Blue
          Dinner: Guests: Washington Forge, Town and Country
          Fancy / Formal: Family silverware

        #4
        Howdy from Kansas Territory, Welcome to Th' Pit!
        Glad yer here with us now!!!!

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        • texastweeter
          Club Member
          • Jul 2017
          • 2895
          • Republic of Texas

          #5
          Hi steve. My name is Adam, and I'm a meataholic....

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          • kjunman44
            kjunman44 commented
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            What part of Eats Texas? (not a typo)

          • texastweeter
            texastweeter commented
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            kjunman44 Tyler area
        • Frozen Smoke
          Club Member
          • Nov 2017
          • 1528
          • Northern Mn

          #6
          Welcome to the Pit! 40,000lbs of crawfish?? Wow!!

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          • RonB
            Club Member
            • Apr 2016
            • 12689
            • Near Richmond VA
            • Weber Performer Deluxe
              SNS
              Pizza insert
              Rotisserie
              Smokenator 1000
              Cookshack Smokette Elite
              2 Thermapens
              Chefalarm
              Dot
              lots of probes.
              CyberQ

            #7
            Welcome to The Pit Steve.

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            • LA Pork Butt
              Charter Member
              • Dec 2014
              • 5347
              • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

              #8
              Welcome to the Pit! Being from New Orleans I am familiar with all kinds of seafood, but when it comes to smoking and grilling it is pork, beef, chicken, shrimp and fish. You’ll have fun here.

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              • Skip
                Founding Member
                • Jul 2014
                • 3292
                • Blue Earth, Minnesota
                • MAK Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Kettle with SnS, Weber Gasser, Pit Barrel Cooker, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates, Mostly Thermoworks Thermometers

                #9
                Welcome kjunman44 from Minnesota. Looking forward to you posting some of your cooks.

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                • ComfortablyNumb
                  Club Member
                  • May 2017
                  • 3232
                  • Northeast Washington
                  • KBQ C-60
                    PK360
                    Thermoworks Smoke
                    Thermoworks Thermopop
                    Thermoworks Dot

                  #10
                  Welcome to the Pit from NE Washington state. Along with tips, techniques, and recipes about BBQ we have a lot of fun. If you like music, go to this thread to hear what others are listening to and share what you like. For jokes, go to this thread. Go to this thread to post where you work and what your hobbies are and get to know other members here. We are happy to have you along and looking forward to your participation. Oh, and congratulations on your world series victory, even if it was at the expense of my beloved Dodgers.

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                  • HouseHomey
                    HouseHomey commented
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                    Yeah buddy!!! Too much good stuff!!!
                • jgreen
                  Charter Member
                  • Oct 2014
                  • 2721
                  • Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
                  • Cookers:
                    Broil King XL
                    Broil King Smoke
                    Weber Kettle 26
                    Grilla Pellet smoker
                    Capital 40 natural gas
                    Napoleon Pro 22 kettle

                    Thermometer:
                    Maverick 733
                    Thermapen (ok..4 thermapens)
                    Thermo works DOT (or two)
                    Fireboard (probably my favourite)
                    Thermworks Smoke (or two)

                    Accessories:
                    SnS (original, plus and XL)
                    DnG pans, 6 or 7 of these
                    Vortex
                    Grillgrates
                    and, maybe some other toys as well

                  #11
                  Welcome from Winnipeg. Not many crawfish up here, but I look forward to your stories.

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                  • Danny Mac
                    Club Member
                    • Dec 2017
                    • 59
                    • Oak Forest, Illinois

                    • COOKERS
                      Dyna Glo Vertical Smoker
                      WSM 18"
                      WSM 14"
                      Weber 22" Kettle
                      Weber Genesis II E-310(propane)
                      THERMOMETERS
                      ThermoWorks Smoke
                      ThermoWorks Gateway
                      Maverick ET-732 Redi-Check
                      ThermoWorks Classic Super Fast Thermapen in red
                      Weber Instant-Read Thermometer
                      BBQ TEMPERATURE CONTROLLERS
                      Q Master Draft Controller for Dyna Glo
                      BBQ Guru Party Q for WSM

                    #12
                    Welcome from Northeast Illinois. Not much crawfish around here but I love Etouffee.

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                    • HouseHomey
                      Club Member
                      • May 2016
                      • 5259
                      • Huntington Beach, Ca. Surf City USA.
                      • Equipment
                        Primo Oval xl

                        Slow n Sear (two)
                        Drip n Griddle
                        22" Weber Kettle
                        26" Weber Kettle one touch
                        Blackstone 36” Pro Series
                        Sous vide machine
                        Kitchen Aid
                        Meat grinder
                        sausage stuffer
                        5 Crock Pots
                        Akootrimonts
                        Two chimneys (was 3 but rivets finally popped, down to 1)
                        cast iron pans,
                        Dutch ovens
                        Signals 4 probe, thermapens, chef alarms, Dots, thermapop and maverick T-732, RTC-600, pro needle and various pocket instareads.
                        The help and preferences
                        1 extra fridge and a deep chest freezer in the garage
                        KBB
                        FOGO
                        A 9 year old princess foster child
                        Patience and old patio furniture
                        "Baby Girl" The cat

                        Erik S.

                      #13
                      Huntington Beach welcomes you and all of your crawfish!!! I next to "Little Saigon" one of the largest immigrant populations in the US. Pass thru it and eat food all the time. There is a place called "crawfish Deli" thative recently saw the signs for and I just thought of it.

                      welcome!!!

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                      • Henrik
                        Founding Member - Moderator Emeritus
                        • Jul 2014
                        • 4288
                        • Stockholm, Sweden

                        #14
                        Welcome to the pit Steve! I would love to see some crayfish photos!

                        Since you’re new, and if you haven't already done so, please check out our homework assignment post for new members, it contains a few how-tos and please-dos. This will help you learn your way around so you can get the best experience from our forum.

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                        • fuzzydaddy
                          Charter Member
                          • Nov 2014
                          • 4957
                          • Winchester TN
                          • Hardware
                            Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado.
                            Slow 'N Sear Kettle Grill.
                            Slow 'N Sear (1.0, Deluxe, 2.0), DnG Pans/Racks, Easy Spin Grates, Elevated Cooking Grates.
                            Weber Chimney starters (regular and half).
                            Joule.
                            GrillGrates, GrateGriddles.
                            Maverick XR-50 [my favorite].
                            ThermoWorks Smoke & Gateway, Thermapen, Thermapop, ChefAlarms, DOT, probes

                            Consumables / Favorites
                            KBB (short cooks), Weber (long cooks)
                            Ribs (beef & pork), Pork Butts, Chuck Roasts, Pork Tenderloins.
                            SnS Grills salt free rubs: Not Just for Beef & Rocky’s Rub.
                            MeatChurch Holy Cow. MMD, BBBR, S&G, Herbs de Provence, SPOG.

                          #15
                          Welcome aboard!

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